Barry Newman

Biography

Date of Birth 7 November 1938, Boston, Massachusetts, USA Height 6' (1.83 m) Barry Foster Newman is an American actor best known for the character "Kowalski" in the cult classic film Vanishing Point in which he plays a pill-popping outlaw/hero driving a white 1970 Dodge Challenger. He is also known for his television character Anthony Petrocelli on the crime-drama Petrocelli, for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe. Newman was born in Boston, Massachusetts. He attended Boston Latin School and Brandeis University, where he took a degree in cultural anthropology. During the 1970s and 1980s, he was a household name, starring in adventure films such as including Vanishing Point (1971), Fear Is the Key (1972), City on Fire (1979). More recently he has appeared in Amy (1981), Daylight (1996), Bowfinger (1999), The Limey (1999), and 40 Days and 40 Nights (2002).

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Vanishing Point

Kowalski

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The Limey

Avery

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What The Bleep!? Down The Rabbit Hole

Frank

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Fear Is The Key

John Talbot

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City on Fire

Dr. Frank Whitman

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True Blue

Monty

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Second Sight: A Love Story

Richard Chapman

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G-Men From Hell

Greydon Lake

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Pretty Boy Floyd

Al Riccardo

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The Lawyer

Tony Petrocelli

Starring In
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Grilled

Boris

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What The Bleep!? Down The Rabbit Hole

Frank

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What The Bleep Do We Know!?

Frank

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Manhood

Simon

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40 Days and 40 Nights

Dad

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Good Advice

Donald Simpson

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True Blue

Monty

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G-Men From Hell

Greydon Lake

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Jack the Dog

Simon

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Bowfinger

Hal, Kit's Agent

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The Limey

Avery

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Fugitive Mind

Dr. Chamberlain

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Goodbye Lover

Sen. Lassetter

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Brown's Requiem

Jack Skolnick

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Next Year in Jerusalem

Avi

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Daylight

Norman Bassett

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MacShayne: Winner Takes All

Andy Capasso

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Miss Marple: The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side

Jason Rudd

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Second Sight: A Love Story

Richard Chapman

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City on Fire

Dr. Frank Whitman

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Fear Is The Key

John Talbot

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Vanishing Point

Kowalski

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The Lawyer

Tony Petrocelli

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Pretty Boy Floyd

Al Riccardo

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